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Texas Rangers update for Saturday, June 27

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Good morning, LSB.

If you went to bed early, the Rangers were the subject of a late-night #Passanbomb last night, as ESPN reported that several Texas Rangers employees have tested positive for coronavirus, and that the Rangers’ staff in general is worried about the rampant spreading of the disease around their office.

Levi Weaver writes that the outbreak has occurred a couple weeks after the Rangers became the first MLB team to require employees to return to work.

Evan Grant has a statement from the team, which says that no employees will be allowed back into the Globe Life Field offices without receiving a negative covid test.

Grant also writes that the team will be paying its minor leaguers their $400/week allowance through July.

TR Sullivan has a look at what the Rangers’ 60-man player pool might look like when (if?) we get the season going.

The Athletic’s Andrew Stoeten watched the broadcast of Nolan Ryan’s seventh and final no-hitter and wrote about it.

That’s it, have a good weekend.